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Adrian Collins runs Grimdark Magazine and loves anything to do with telling darker stories. Doesn't matter the format, or when it was published or produced--just give him a grim story told in a dark world by a morally grey protagonist and this bloke's in his happy place. Add in a barrel aged stout to sip on after a cheeky body surf under the Australian sun, and that's his heaven.

REVIEW: The Lawless Land by Boyd and Beth Morrison

The Lawless Land by Beth and Boyd Morrison is a historical fiction that will have medieval action fans on the edge of their seats. Set in a post-ish Black Death England and France, The...

Grimdark Magazine Issue #30 is here!

Amongst all that’s happening in the world, it’s actually just dawned on me that we’ve published our 30th issue of Grimdark Magazine!!! Rewind eight or so years, and I did not think we’d ever...

REVIEW: Blood Reaver by Aaron Dembski-Bowden

In Blood Reaver the Night Lords traitor legion is starving. Ammunition is almost non-existent, stalling their ability to persecute the Long War against the Imperium. They hunger for the hunt, but lack the tools...

Discussing 36 Streets, cyberpunk, and D&D with T.R. Napper

Many of our followers will know T.R. Napper from our publication of his brilliant short story collection, Neon Leviathan. On Jan 18 in Australia, and Feb 8 for the rest of the world, Titan...

GdM#29 featuring T.R. Napper and Jesse Bullington is here!

Another quarterly issue of Grimdark Magazine has just hit the stands and been sent out to our subscribers! Featuring futuristic hunting parks, cyberpunk samurai and cybernetic attack dogs, a good old fashioned nordic-style mythical...

REVIEW: Judge Dredd: The Complete Case Files Volume 2

Judge Dredd: The Complete Case Files Volume 2 is probably where I would recommend readers of the classic British comic book character should “start.” While the first volume has some good stories, I think...

REVIEW: Soul Hunter by Aaron Dembski-Bowden

In Soul Hunter by Aaron Dembski-Bowden we see the grimdark universe of Warhammer 40,000 through the eyes of members of the Night Lords traitor legion who helped drag the Imperium down into ten thousand...

Cover reveal and excerpt for The Last Blade Priest by W.P. Wiles

Angry Robot are producing some amazing science fiction and fantasy books, and when they reached out to our team to host the cover release of a book called The Last Blade Priest, you know my...

The artist making every indie cover glow: Felix Ortiz

A few years back, I was scrolling through the Grimdark Fiction Readers and Writers Facebook group when I spotted a post by an artist who was starting out and looking to get his first...

REVIEW: The Justice of Kings by Richard Swan

In Richard Swan’s new fantasy trilogy, starting with The Justice of Kings, a rich low magic world is brought to life through brilliant characters and their arcs. A mixture of detective work, dark fantasy,...